Feed the Feeder Program Thriving at Lake Trail and Arden!

Comox Valley Schools proudly celebrates the collaboration between Arden Elementary School and Lake Trail Community School in their innovative Salad Bar program. Arden Elementary, a recipient of the Farm2School Grant for 2022-2024, has leveraged the established systems and relationships at Lake Trail Community School to bring fresh, nutritious meals to their students. Special thanks to […]

Celebrating Tradition and Achievement: Warrior Society Gathers at Camp Gilwell

Recently, the Warrior Society gathered at Camp Gilwell for a day of celebration and recognition. The Warriors are students in grades 4-9 who are Indigenous and attend Comox Valley Schools. The event marked the culmination of their learning journey, where they explored traditional knowledge and practices centered around the four elements: smudging, fire-making, respecting and […]

Sandwick Technical Schools Hosts Successful Women Explore the Trades Event

Sandwick Technical School hosted the inspiring “Women Explore the Trades” event, dedicated to introducing female students and students who identify as female to various trades. This hands-on learning experience provided an invaluable opportunity for participants to work alongside professional women in a range of trades, gaining practical skills and exploring potential career paths. Participants engaged […]

Congratulations to Sarah Coull: BC’s Librarian of the Year!

We are thrilled to announce that Sarah Coull, the dedicated Librarian at NIDES and Brooklyn Elementary School from School District 71, has been awarded the prestigious BC Teacher-Librarian of the Year – Diana Poole Memorial Award. This accolade is the highest honour bestowed by the British Columbia Teacher-Librarians’ Association (BCTLA), celebrating those who make extraordinary […]

Vanier Theatre thrives at Provincial Drama Festival

Comox Valley Schools is thrilled to announce the remarkable achievements of Vanier Theatre at the Provincial Drama Festival held at Douglas College in New Westminster from May 2-5, 2024. Our talented students performed the play “Trap” with extraordinary skill and represented our school with pride and excellence. The students’ hard work and dedication paid off, […]

Women Explore the Trades – May 28

Women Explore the Trades Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2024 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location: Sandwick Technical School Who: This event is open to any female students and students who identify as female. What: Women Explore the Trades is a hands-on learning event where participants will work alongside professional females in various trades. The event aims to introduce participants […]

Airport Elementary invites former staff and students to 70th Anniversary Celebration

Comox Valley Schools is excited to announce the 70th Anniversary Celebration of Airport Elementary School, a milestone marking seven decades for this community of learners and families. The celebration is scheduled for May 23, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Airport Elementary warmly invites all former students and staff to join in celebrating this […]

Comox Valley Schools Cap Off a Successful Mental Health Awareness Week

As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close, schools across the Comox Valley are reflecting on a week filled with impactful activities and initiatives aimed at promoting mental wellness. This year’s theme, “Compassion Connects,” resonated deeply across the district, highlighting the importance of supportive environments for nurturing mental health among students and staff. Mark […]

Joe Heslip Appointed as New Associate Superintendent of Schools and Lelaina Jules appointed Assistant Principal of Indigenous Education

Comox Valley Schools is very pleased to be welcoming Joe Heslip and Lelaina Jules into two new roles that will perform vital work for our school community. Introducing Joe Heslip, Associate Superintendent of Schools We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Joe Heslip as the new Associate Superintendent of Schools, a visionary educational leader […]

Personal Digital Devices in Schools – Survey

Comox Valley Schools values your insights and contributions as we work together to create safe and productive learning environments. To promote consistency across the province and ensure that our district has the right policies in place, we invite you to participate in a survey about the use of personal digital devices in schools. This survey […]